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17 Jan 2013

Social Studies Goes On Tour!

Have you heard this yet? Always good to hear new music from a great San Francisco band, and a rare treat to see it accompanied by equally great animation (done by Murder Doll House). Social Studies has been described as having an “arch take on modernist pop.” I prefer lead

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19 Dec 2012

5 FREE Christmas Gifts For People We Can’t Afford Gifts For…

Lots of love but not so much cash. It happens. But I still have amazing people in my life I want to give gifts to. Maybe you have this issue as well. These are 5 gifts I’m giving to people who deserve something awesome this Christmas because not having cash

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06 Dec 2012

FREE Wisdom of Rain Reading and a Jim Carroll poem

Yeah. It’s been raining all week. I’m cold and wet too. But the truth is, I’m a brooding writer who loves rainy days and the fog and cold that comes with them. It makes time for semi-hibernations and writing days. Picture me with cold coffee, pensively staring out at the

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I'm Running For Mayor of SF and I Need Your Help!

Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....

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29 Nov 2012

FREE Photo Journey through San Francisco…

San Francisco is home. I wasn’t born here in the sense of being a baby crying and puking with no idea where I was (that was a few Friday nights ago…), and I wasn’t a kid here, wandering the streets like a playground with wide eyes, my bike and an

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15 Nov 2012

LitSlam: Badass Poetry from Underground

What happens when wikipedia gets crossed with Thunderdome? Lit Slam. And what happens when the resulting wiki-dome (thunder-pedia?) gives birth to a book? Something called Tandem. But let me back up a bit. Lit Slam is this fantastic idea that goes like this: Hold a poetry slam once a month.

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31 Oct 2012

FREE Halloween Reads

And so begins Halloween in Denver, by Richard Brautigan, one of my favorite holiday stories of all time. It’s not a scary story, unless you’re afraid of sex and candy, but it does take the mask off of a hidden of Halloween activities: what the people with the candy are

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26 Oct 2012

Kirk Von Hammett’s Day Of The Dead Bash and Book Release

Yes, the lead guitarist from Metallica is throwing a party in the Mission the day after Halloween. And it’s to celebrate his new book about his frighteningly large collection of monster-movie memorabilia! It’s called Too Much Horror Business. That means you can stop home on Thursday around noon, looking like

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